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Job Title:  Machine Operator - 1st Shift

Req ID:  25415
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement


Will be responsible for operation of manufacturing machinery utilized in a high quality medical device manufacturing environment.   

  1. Set-up and operate assembly equipment using prescribed methods and training to manufacture parts within acceptable tolerances and standards.
  2. Replace raw materials as required during set up process and during continuous runs of production lots.
  3. Continous monitoring of assemble equipment while making in-process adjustments to ensure product conforms to specification.
  4. Use required measuring instruments and gages or scales to check and ensure products meet specificationS.
  5. Perform prescribed cleaning of equipment.
  6. Perform routine general maintenance when scheduled.
  7. Compliance with STERIS Quality System policies and procedures pertaining to manufacturing processes.
  8. Communicate clearly with personnel and assigned work group.
  9. Perform work to meet all required quality specifications.
  10. Maintain and follow all safety standards.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

Minimum 3 years experience working with machinery in a manufacturing environment.

Preferred Experience


  1. Must be able to use measuring instruments, gages, and scales.
  2. Must demonstrate ability to manufacture products according to the procedures and drawings while maintaining quality systems and standards.
  3.  Must be mechanically inclined and be able to think quickly in order to make in-process adjustments in a timely manner.
  4. Must have good communication skills.
  5. Must be able to work in a team environment.
  6. Must have ability to stand for long periods of time.
  7. Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds without assistance. 


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  25415
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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